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IUFRO The Advocate for Forest Science.
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As part of the Congress promotional activities, IUFRO will produce a series of pre-Congress releases that will highlight areas of each of the nine themes to be addressed during the Congress.
The first IUFRO World Congress already took place over a hundred years ago in Germany. Since then it has been bringing together scientists and stakeholders to discuss priority areas of forest research, policy and management. The Congress is held at 5-year intervals, and in August 2010 will be in Seoul, the Republic of Korea.
Here you may find the original date of release for each story with a link including translations, media contacts and illustrations:
19 July 2010 – The Healing Effects of Forests
15 June 2010 – Would You Put a Tree in Your Gas Tank?
26 April 2010 – Forest Monitoring: Linking Science and Policy
15 March 2010 – Taking Forestry "Uptown"
15 February 2010 – Bushmeat: Beyond the Ecological Crisis
25 January 2010 – Full-Service Forests: Food, Pharmaceuticals & Fibre
11 January 2010 – Climate Change Adds to Forest Threat
21 December 2009 – Trees: A Low-Cost Climate Mitigation Tool
3 November 2009 – A Rebirth for the Forests of Asia
27 October 2009 – Introductory Story